Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 4 Completed Applications 10/16/2002

Albany County
Applicant: State Employees Federal Credit Union
PO Box 12-189
Albany, NY 12212-
Facility: State Employees Federal Credit Union
Karner Rd
Albany, NY 12212-
Application ID: 4-0101-00147/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Albany, Albany County
Project Description:
The Department has made a tentative determination to approve a modified permit for the subsurface discharge of sanitary waste and stormwater to groundwater. The modification includes the removal of the iron sampling requirement in response to the establishment of background groundwater iron levels. The sampling frequency of the remaining parameters is being reduced based on historical compliance and data trends. Adraft permit is available for review and comment at the NYSDEC Region 4 Office. SPDES # NY-020-5222.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 15 2002.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Bethlehem - T
445 Delaware Ave Twn Hall
Delmar, NY 12054-
Facility: Bethlehem - T Wtr Dist 1
N/A
Delmar, NY 12054-
Application ID: 4-0122-00016/00016
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 15 Water Supply
Project is Located: Bethlehem, Albany County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes the construction of five to seven 24 inch diameter angled wells and two vertical wells to augment the present infiltration gallery with an objective of obtaining the previously permitted 6 million gallons per day. The new wells will be connected to the existing water supply system and Clapper Road treatment plant. The angled wells, including the previously installed test well, will be drilled through the ground surface, dike/sea wall and into an aquifer underlying the Hudson River. The two vertical wells are to be placed in New York State owned land at the south end of the project site. Wetland adjacent area impacts include a temporary disturbance of 2.07 acres for well and water supply line installation and approximately 0.02 acre of permanent impact at the well terminations. The project site is located along the west bank of the Hudson River just south of the Vloman Kill, in the Town of Bethlehem.     
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management: This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 1 2002.
Contact: Thomas P Haley
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
tphaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Columbia County
Applicant: Angelo Vita
157-25 25Th Avenue
Whitestone, NY 11357-
Facility: Vita Pond
Karawacki Road
Gallatin, NY -
Application ID: 4-1034-00028/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Gallatin, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to expand an existing pond by mining humus from the pond area within Freshwater Wetland A-14 to 4.55 acres, which includes excavation of 3.03 acres of regulated wetland.  The total disturbed area, including grading and reclamation is 5.33 acres.  Excavated material will be stockpiled and dried prior to being removed from the site.  The project is located in Freshwater Wetland A-14 on Karawacki Road in the town of Gallatin, Columbia County.  MLF #402-3-26-0799.  
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 15 2002.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: David/Miriam Phalen
63 Windmill Rd
Armonk, NY 10504-
Facility: David & Miriam Phalen Property
County Rt 9 North Of German Church Rd
Ghent, NY -
Application ID: 4-1038-00095/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Ghent, Columbia County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to reconstruct an existing dam, raise the height of the dam by one foot, and add a water control structure.  The dam is located within Freshwater Wetland ST-38, and Tributary 4 of North Creek, on Columbia County Route 9, north of Arch Bridge Road in the Town of Ghent, Columbia County.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 1 2002.
Contact: Nancy M Adams
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069
nmadams@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Delaware County
Applicant: Damtown Stone & Drilling Inc
27750 State Hwy 206
Box 100
Downsville, NY 13755-
Facility: Chain Gang Quarry
Morton Hill Road
Colchester, NY -
Application ID: 4-1224-00306/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Colchester, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to operate a 5.0 acre life-of-mine bluestone mine.  The overall affected area (5.0 acres) will be divided into two phases, each affecting 2.5 acres at any one time.  Bluestone will be excavated by drilling, blasting, and use of mechanical stone saws.  Material will be moved to storage areas for separation and sorting, no other processing of stone will take place on-site.  After cessation of quarrying operations, the quarry area will revert to the previous land use of unmanaged natural habitat. The quarry is situated along a multi-use, multi-property acess road. 1.2 miles from the intersection of Morton Hill Road and the properties access road, near the abandoned Camp Highmount. The project is in the Town of Colchester, approximately 4.4 miles northwest of the Village of Roscoe.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 15 2002.
Contact: John H Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Delaware County
Box 311 Main St Co Off Bldg
Delhi, NY 13753-
Facility: Treadwell Creek
Blue School Road
Franklin, NY -
Application ID: 4-1232-00163/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Franklin, Delaware County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to restore approximately 1,100 linear feet of Treadwell Brook to better align the creek with the existing bridge and lessen the threat of breaching of the roadway behind the northern abutment.  The design will restore the streams meander geometry, streambed profile, and cross sectional area.  Four rock vanes will be constructed to deflect flows away from stream banks.  Approximately 200 cubic yards of rock rip rap will be placed on the outside of the realigned channel to control erosion.  The project is located northeast of County Route 14 on Blue School Road, at County Bridge #41.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 1 2002.
Contact: John H Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Greene County
Applicant: Saul /Risha Handlers
25 Bancroft Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-
Facility: Handlers Property -Sleepy Hollow Lake
Lot G-69B Summit Lane
Athens, NY -
Application ID: 4-1922-00179/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Athens, Greene County
Project Description:
Applicants propose to place stone rip rap along 187 feet of shoreline on their property located at Lot 69B Summit Lane, Sleepy Hollow Lake, in the Town of Coxsackie
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 1 2002.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Applicant: Cme Home Building Inc
263 Grandview Ave
Catskill, NY 12414-
Facility: Cme Home Building Inc - Sleepy Hollow La
Dutchman Dr Unit I Block K Lot 19
Athens, NY -
Application ID: 4-1922-00180/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Project is Located: Athens, Greene County
Project Description:
Applicant proposes to place stone rip rap along 275 feet of the shoreline located at Lot 19 Dutchman Drive, Sleepy Hollow Lake, Town of Athens, Greene Cournty, to prevent further erosion of the shoreline.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 1 2002.
Contact: Wendy Dubois
NYSDEC Region 4 Headquarters
1130 North Westcott Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518)357-2069

Schoharie County
Applicant: Carlton Hallock
Rd 1 Box I 52
Gilboa, NY 12076-9801
Facility: Hallock Platterkill Pit
Cr 17
Gilboa, NY 12076-
Application ID: 4-4334-00003/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Gilboa, Schoharie County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to modify an existing mined land reclamation permit to increase the life-of-mine area of an existing sand and gravel mine from 9.9 acres to 16.6 acres, of which the entire 16.6 acres is proposed to be disturbed during the 2002-2007 permit term. The expansion will extend northward and will facilitate the reclamation of the site to a more useful and aesthetically pleasing site. Occasional screening and small crushing operation of sand and gravel products will continue.  The project is located on County Route 17 approximately 1/2 mile east of Kingsley Road.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management: This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment: Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Nov 15 2002.
Contact: John H Feltman
NYSDEC Region 4 Stamford Sub-Office
65561 State Highway 10 Suite 1
Stamford, NY 12167
(607)652-7741
jhfeltma@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 4 SEQR and Other Notices Region 4 SPDES Renewals